Bottle consists of a high foot, a globular body divided into sixteen projecting convex sections, a tall, thin neck and a cup-shaped mouth. Glazed dark blue except for eight of the vertical sections on the body which are decorated by white kufic letters against a dark reddish-background.
AKM800, Bottle with Moulded Brown and Blue Stripes

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Bottle with Moulded Brown and Blue Stripes
  • Accession Number:AKM800
  • Place:Iran, Kashan (possibly)
  • Dimensions:40 cm
  • Date:late 12th to early 13th century
  • Materials and Technique:fritware, with decoration and lustre-painting on an opaque white glaze (lustre ware)

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